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Tony Frazier: DigitalGlobe to Extend Intell Analytics Support for DIA

DigitalGlobe aims to help the Defense Intelligence Agency develop tools for analysis of mission-critical data from multiple sources as part of a potential five-year, $55 million contract DIA awarded last week. DigitalGlobe and its subsidiary GeoEye Analytics Inc. will work to deliver all-source analytic services to the agency, the company said Monday. “I’m excited to extend our …

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DigitalGlobe, exactEarth Form Tech Alliance to Help Gov’t Clients Monitor Fishing Activities; Tony Frazier Comments

DigitalGlobe and exactEarth have formed a strategic alliance to combine their big data and predictive analytics offerings as part of an effort to help combat illegal fishing activities. The partnership will combine DigitalGlobe’s commercial satellite imagery with exactEarth’s automatic identification system to help public sector customers perform maritime surveillance missions, exactEarth …

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DigitalGlobe Facilitates Satellite Imagery Exercises for Employees’ Children to Promote STEM Careers

DigitalGlobe held a “Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day” on April 28 to let employees’ children participate in satellite imagery and mapping exercises and introduce them to the company’s technological offerings. The space imagery and geospatial data provider said Monday it engaged the children in a discussion on DigitalGlobe’s satellite constellation in efforts to inspire …

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Lockheed Develops Disaster Response Portal Based on DigitalGlobe Satellite Imagery

Volunteers from Lockheed Martin’s space systems business have developed an online portal that works to provide post-disaster information from the ground with the use of DigitalGlobe satellite imagery, Denver Business Journal reported Wednesday. Greg Avery writes that the HelpNowMap.com website is currently in beta version and uses open source software code. The service works …

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DigitalGlobe Gets Int’l Defense Agency Letter of Intent for WorldView-4 Access; Jeffrey Tarr Comments

DigitalGlobe has entered into a tentative agreement to provide an unidentified international defense and intelligence agency with direct access to a commercial Earth observation satellite with the receipt of a letter of intent. The company said Wednesday the agreement will cover access to high-resolution Earth imagery from DigitalGlobe’s WorldView-4 satellite …

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DigitalGlobe, Auracle Form Global Info Partnership for Mineral Exploration

DigitalGlobe and Auracle Geospatial Science have forged a global information partnership to provide geospatial services to support mineral, oil and gas exploration activities. Drew Esson, director of DigitalGlobe’s information partner program, said in a statement released Thursday the partnership will merge Auracle’s mining analytics tools and DigitalGlobe’s satellite spectral services. David …

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DigitalGlobe Taps MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates for Satellite Ground Station Subcontracts; Norman Hannaford Comments

DigitalGlobe has awarded Richmond, Canada-based company MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates a pair of subcontracts to build ground station platforms for two international users of the former company’s satellite constellation. The ground stations will work to help international clients receive and process data and imagery from DigitalGlobe’s satellites, MDA said Tuesday. Norman Hannaford, general …

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DigitalGlobe Agrees to Extend WorldView-3 Access for Int’l Defense Customer

DigitalGlobe has signed a definitive agreement with an international defense and intelligence organization to provide the customer agency with direct access capacity on a commercial Earth observation satellite. The contract will extend the agency’s access to high-resolution images from DigitalGlobe’s WorldView-3 satellite for an additional four years, the company said Wednesday. …

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Fiji Applies DigitalGlobe Tech to Assess Cyclone Damage; Caitlyn Milton Comments

DigitalGlobe has deployed the company’s public crowd sourcing platform to Fiji in an effort to help the government assess damage that resulted from a cyclone that struck the country Feb. 20. DigitalGlobe captured the first images of Cyclone Winston’s impact with its FirstLook service and the company’s high-resolution satellite constellation gathered the images within 24 …

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Tony Frazier: DigitalGlobe Applies Crowdsourcing, Deep-Learning Tools in Satellite Image Analysis

Tony Frazier, senior vice president of government solutions at DigitalGlobe, has said the company works to analyze large amounts of satellite images and data through deep-learning tools and crowdsourcing, GCN reported Wednesday. Frazier told GCN columnist Patrick Marshall in an interview that OpenCV computer vision software library, Caffe deep-learning framework and NVIDIA graphics processors are …

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DigitalGlobe Rolls Out Geospatial Data Services Package for Rio Olympics; Daniel Jablonsky Comments

DigitalGlobe has introduced a set of geospatial data and satellite imagery services designed to help security agencies and international governments improve the safety of athletes and audience for this year’s Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Jaineiro, Brazil. The Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympic Security Package includes the Basemap+Daily subscription service, Human …

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DigitalGlobe to Start WorldView-4 Satellite Imagery Service in Early 2017

DigitalGlobe plans to begin commercial operation of its WorldView-4 satellite next year to deliver high-resolution Earth imagery products and services to customers worldwide. The company said Wednesday it has received $335 million in commitments from international defense and intelligence agencies since last year’s third quarter for direct access capacity on WorldView-3 and WorldView-4. …

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